Keep updated about your port’s situation

We discussed in the previous blog about port managers’ challenges, and one of the main issues in efficient asset management is having up-to-date information in the place everyone can access it easily. The information is needed in maintenance, traffic operations as well as sales. A comprehensive situation map -how is it done? Continue reading…

Underwater inspections without a disturbance to operations

If you have organized a diver survey for a check-up of quay structures, you might have a feeling that structural surveys are laborious and cause a disproportionally long halt to operations. There are also various risks included when sending a person diving in the busy port area.

Drive-by survey with a multibeam sonar and a laser scanner offers a quick and easy way to inspect the underwater structures with an extreme accuracy. Continue reading…

Why to choose multibeam sonar inspections?

Struggling with the laboriousness and fuzzy view of diver inspections, the founders of VRT decided to invent a better way for underwater structural inspections. Already in 2010, the first sonar structural inspections were performed, and the technology has been improving since. Continue reading…

Drone surveys assisting in holistic asset management

A decade of underwater surveys makes VRT a pioneer of 3D surveys. From the year 2016 we have offered our clients also an easy way to utilizing 3D data after our underwater surveys. The 3D asset management software GISGRO has received great feedback and helped many asset owners to use survey results in planning, budgeting and maintenance. The underwater is still only a part of the whole picture. That’s why we have now added to our portfolio also photogrammetry surveys with drone. Continue reading…

What happens after a survey project?

Working with underwater asset managers in different industries, we found out that the utilization of the 3D data is a challenge for most of our clients. That is why our survey service does not end to the sending of the point cloud, but we support our clients to use the data throughout the structure’s life-cycle. Continue reading…

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Karri Kolehmainen & Ville Mäkeläinen

Karri Koistinen

+358 40 0604927



Ville Mäkeläinen

+358 44 513 2222


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